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Tyger Burning

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en Limba Engleză Paperback – 02 Jul 2019
NEWMILITARYSF.HumanityhadjustbegunitsfirsttentativestepstowardsconqueringtheSolarSystemwhenthealienscameandtookitallaway.Thentheydisappeared,leavingonlywreckageintheirwake.Theyhavegivenus100yearstogetreadyforthenextphaseoftheirinvasion.Theyexpectustofightfair.Butifonemancanlearntocontrolhiscombatimplants,humanitymightjusthaveahopeforafreefuture...Maungisusedtobeinghunted.Asthelast"dreamwarrior,"aBurmesemilitaryunitwhosebrainsaremoremachinethangreymatter,everyonewantshimdead--punishedforthemultipleatrocitieshisunitcommittedduringwar.ButwhenanalienracemakesitspresenceknownonEarthandthreatenstoannihilatemankind,itgivesMaungachancetoescape.MaungabandonshisfamilyonEarthtohideinthefarthestreachesoftheSolarSystem.Therehefindslove,hisfellowBurmesecountrymenexiledtolaboronaprisonasteroid,andthehorrorsofawarlongsincefinished.Maungalsodiscoversasecretweaponsystem-onelostforalmostagenerationandwhichmayhelphispeopleredeemthemselveswhileatthesametimesavingthehumanrace.Warwillcome.ButwithMaung'sdiscoveriesand100yearstoprepare,maybetheEarthcanbeready...AboutTygerBurning:"Fansofspaceoperawillenjoythisfirstbookofwhatpromisestobeanepicseries,asMaungbattleshumanenemiesonEarthandalieninvadersfromthestars."--ArlanAndrewsAboutT.C.McCarthy:"McCarthyperfectlycatchestheattitudesofveteransamongthemselvesandtowardcivilians--laymen,better--whentheygetbacktotheWorld."--DavidDrake''Compelling...RecallingtheworkofRemarque,WilliHeinrich,andespeciallyMichaelHerr,McCarthy'sdeliriousnarrativeavoidsclicheandraisesintriguingquestionsaboutwhatitmeanstobehuman.''--PublishersWeekly(starredreview)onGermline"It'snotjustgood...it'sthemil-sfbookIwishIcouldsendbackintimetobeatoutForeverWarforaHugo.IneverwouldhaveguessedMcCarthywasananalyst...Iwassurehe'dbeenonthepointyendforalongtime."--ErnestLilley,SFRevu''Thehighlydetailed,brutaldepictionoffuturisticwarfarebrilliantlycomplementstheintimatenarrative,whichexaminestheinsanityofwarandthosepersonallyaffectedbyit.Breathtakingandheartrending,thisisthefutureofmilitarysciencefiction.''--PublishersWeekly(starredreview)"Awellwrittennovelthatmakesyouconsiderthecostsofwarinverypersonalterms."--SFSignal
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ISBN-13: 9781481484107
ISBN-10: 1481484109
Pagini: 368
Dimensiuni: 234 x 157 x 27 mm
Greutate: 0.39 kg
Editura: BAEN